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Red eyes from sinus infection..How to reduce the redness?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Depends on the cause

There are many causes of redness of the eyes.
Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause redness of the eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Depends on the cause

There are many causes of redness of the eyes.
Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause redness of the eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Thomas Wolf
Ophthalmology

In brief: Antibiotic RX

1st see if you have a true infectious sinusitis which may require antibiotics.
Your eyes may clear with that. Any "red eye" that persists beyond 2 weeks should be assessed. Most viral self limited redness will clear by then. Any redness associated with visual loss should be assessed urgently.

In brief: Antibiotic RX

1st see if you have a true infectious sinusitis which may require antibiotics.
Your eyes may clear with that. Any "red eye" that persists beyond 2 weeks should be assessed. Most viral self limited redness will clear by then. Any redness associated with visual loss should be assessed urgently.
Dr. Thomas Wolf
Dr. Thomas Wolf
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